Welcome to Avie’s Ski / Sports


for southwestern Rhode Island,
the premier retailer
for year-round outdoor recreation

Avie’s Ski / Sports carries an extensive collection of recreational gear and apparel for all seasons in a recently expanded retail floor space.

  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Scuba
  • Tennis
  • Surfing
  • Stand-Up-Paddle

At Avie’s Ski / Sports, you will find a very large selection of name brands tailored to offer the best shopping experience possible. You will find inexpensive quality outer wear for fast growing children. And you will find “hard as nails” gear built to adult specifications.

Check out the SO Rhode Island “Rhody Gems article in the February 2021 issue.

Listen to Avie’s Ski / Sports owner Ted Avedesian on The Company Break podcast at 95.5 WCRI FM. Ted talks about skiing and Avie’s Ski / Sports.

Click the image for a virtual tour of Avie’s Ski / Sports

Avie’s staff always give you outstanding service.

  • We help you to find what you are looking for.
  • Then we work with you to get the right fit.
  • Most importantly, we make sure you leave satisfied with your shopping experience.

First off, Avie’s Ski / Sports specializes in winter sports. On-hand is an expanded line of alpine skis and accessories. Helmets, boots, gloves, and poles. Snowboards, bindings and boots. Nordic ski packages too. Secondly, The North Face and Helly Hansen outerwear, and Smartwool base layers, provide everything you need for a fun and comfortable day on the slopes. Finally, and best of all, multi-day ski rentals, seasonal ski lease packages, lease to buy, and one-day bus trips to Vermont and New Hampshire ski destinations, puts you on the slopes at reasonable cost.

Furthermore, ski and snowboard tuning and waxing supplies are available. Even more, Avie’s staff will show you how to tune, wax and otherwise maintain your gear in tip-top condition. Avie’s Ski / Sports provides in-store clinics to help get you started, or take you to the next level. But if you really don’t want DIY, Avie’s has a fully functioning ski and snowboard repair and tuning shop.

When It’s Not Winter…

Scuba—including air fills.

Tennis—including racket stringing.

Surf boards—including wax.

Stand-up-paddle—including day rentals.

Boogie boards, swim fins and goggles, sunglasses, and more…

In-water dive services are available, including search-and-rescue for lost items, boat hull maintenance and cleaning, and zinc anode replacement.

Check out Avie’s Blog. News. Information. Store sales. Specials. Events.


SundayNOON – 5 PM
Monday10 AM – 5 PM
Tuesday10 AM – 5 PM
Wednesday10 AM – 5 PM
Thursday10 AM – 5 PM
Friday10 AM – 5 PM
Saturday10 AM – 5 PM
100 Main StreetWesterly, RI 02891

Avie’s Ski / Sports was opened in 2000 by Ted Avedesian after years of managing Alpine Ski & Sports. Ted’s goal for Avie’s, which is named after his father, is to provide the best full service ski and sports-oriented shop in the area, and to give customers the best service at the best price with the greatest of pleasure.

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